Schouten Container Services

Previous participations

Schouten Container Services (SCS) was one of the largest trading companies in containers in the Benelux countries, selling and leasing both new and used containers for transport, storage and accommodation. SCS was also active in the construction of containers and the construction and renovation of containers and units according to customer specifications. Thirdly, the company provided container transports in Europe. Écart participated since 2001 in Schouten Holding by means of a 23 percent minority share, in order to allow family succession and the further development of the enterprise. After participation, Ronald Bergsma (financial director) joined the management. During participation, the revenue doubled and the profit tripled. On January 2, 2008 Pieter Schouten, Ronald Bergsma and Écart sold their common interest in Schouten Holding BV to P.O.R.T. Holdings B.V. in Rotterdam.